Everything You Need to Know About Oil Painting Materials:
Paints, Mediums, Surfaces, Grounds and More
July 5-7,Tuesday–Thursday, 8:45 am–12:30 pm
Fee: $290 (includes $50 materials fee)
Instructor present each day
Enrollment limited to 16 students
In this hands-on workshop, Brandon Soloff teaches how to create and use various art materials.
Students learn step-by-step how to:
Stretch canvas (both raw and prepared)
Create and use traditional glues and gessoes
Use different mediums
Employ traditional methods of oil painting, and other techniques
Making your own materials not only often results in higher quality, but is also usually less expensive than purchasing store bought materials. Understanding and controlling the quality of your materials allows for greater control, flexibility and freedom in your personalized practice, as materials are adapted to individual needs. All levels, from beginner to advanced, are welcome.
Brandon Soloff studied extensively at Charles H. Cecil Studios in Florence, Italy, and with D. Jeffrey Mims, Ben Long and Martine Vaugel. He has exhibited most recently at the Allan Stone Gallery, New York, N.Y.; Galerie Alexander Butman, Paris, France; Anthony Brunelli Fine Arts, Binghamton, N.Y.; and the Brigham Galleries, Nantucket, Mass. He has also exhibited at Hirschl & Adler Galleries and Hammer Galleries in New York, among others. Soloff has taught at the Art Students League of New York, Studio415ny, the National Academy of Design, the Washington Art Association, and Studio126 (which he-cofounded). To learn more about Brandon Soloff, visit www.brandonsoloff.com